Police & the Community


Suspect Sought by Police

Suspect Sought by Police
March 27th, 2018 - Police & the Community

The Barrie Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect following a theft, which quickly led to a robbery after an employee had been assaulted.

On Thursday, February 22, 2018, police were called to Pharma Plus located at 567 Essa Road, in the City of Barrie, for a report of a robbery. A male had entered the store just before 8:00 p.m. and forced open a locked perfume cabinet and placed several items into a plastic bag. The male attempted to exit the store through the main entrance, and when confronted by an employee he quickly pushed her and fled the area, heading towards Emms Drive.

The victim did not sustain any physically injuries and the investigation is ongoing.

Suspect is described as;

  • Male, white (35 yrs. to 40 yrs.)
  • Medium build, 5’8”
  • Wearing a grey a coat, stripe shirt and beige pants

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Constable Hennessy at 705-725-7025, ext. 2717, dhennessy@barriepolice.ca , or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous tip at www.tipsubmit.com

Prepared by: Constable S. Bamford #7419
Occurrence # BA18008855